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Red Wings vs. Stars Predictions, Odds, Preview

Apr. 20, 2021
Matt Blunt
NHL Expert
VegasInsider.com

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Predictions

Score Prediction Stars 3 Red Wings 2

Tough break for "over" bettors in the game between these two last night, as a scoreless 3 rd period turned a 3-2 final via the shootout that was good enough to stay below the 5.5 total. It marked the fourth time in five meetings between these two this year that the game was decided by a single goal as well.

The Stars as -200+ chalk got their last night, but it was never really comfortable and I wouldn't expect anything different here. In six spots when playing the same team on consecutive nights this season, Detroit has seen the same total result from the first night come in again on the second night four times.

The majority of those have been "unders", as the Wings offense does struggle to consistently score (28th in xGF/60), and "over" bettors probably missed their chance to cash a ticket in this matchup last night. Another 3-2 Dallas win is probably where we see this game land again.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Best Bets

  • UNDER 5.5

The Detroit Red Wings are looking to end a two-game losing skid when they face the currently hot Dallas Stars.(AP)

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Betting Analysis

Detroit is currently in last place of the Central Division with a 16-24-7 record and 39 points. Dallas is currently sitting in sixth-place of the Central Division table with a 18-14-12 record. Dallas is nine points ahead of Detroit in the Central Division.

  • Venue: American Airlines Arena
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. ET

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Form

The Red Wings are on a current two-game losing streak, dropping a 2-3 game to Dallas in their last time on the ice. Dallas is on a three-game winning streak, outscoring opponents 12-4 in the three-game span.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Head To Head

Dallas has won two straight games when facing Detroit, along with four of the last five encounters. Detroit has, however, covered the puck line in three of the last five games when facing Dallas. There has also been a PUSH in the goal total market in two of the last three meetings.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Dallas Stars Game Odds

  • Red Wings +185
  • Stars -225
  • Red Wings (+1.5) -140
  • Stars (-1.5) +115
  • Over 5.5 +105
  • Under 5.5 -125

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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